Keywords: knowledge innovation, knowledge integration, knowledge management, new product performance, high technology industry, high tech, creativity, timeliness, financial performance
Managing knowledge for new product performance in the high technology industry
This study used path analysis to examine relationships between knowledge management (knowledge innovation and integration), new product creativity, timeliness, and performance among high technology firms in China. The results indicated that knowledge innovation was significantly related to new product creativity. In addition, knowledge integration was related to new product timeliness, which contributed positively to the new product financial performance. Managerial implications and future research also were discussed.